Blog articles from December, 2014

  • royal academy of engineering

    Our concept took inspiration from one of Hockney’s landscape paintings, with a sinuous gravel path cutting through lush evergreen planting, reminiscent of rolling hills and fields. A glass balustrade cut…

    • 21st December 2014
  • the vermeer garden

    The brief was for this garden was one of our more interesting requests and for that I thank our client.  ‘It should be like a Vermeer painting’. It had to…

    • 20th December 2014
  • studio garden

    This is our own studio garden.  We were very demanding clients, needing to turn our tiny outside space into a place where we could relax when we occasionally take our…

    • 17th December 2014
  • tributary garden

    There are very few gardens that actually front the Thames in London without a road or towpath between them.  But what struck me here was that from above the river…

    • 10th December 2014
  • modern japanese garden

    We had made several gardens already for our client and we had formed a good relationship.  The brief in this instance was for a Japanese garden which is something I…

    • 26th November 2014
  • riverside garden

    With impressive views of the Thames at Putney, the client wanted a sleek and sophisticated garden for relaxation and entertainment that made the most of its riverside location. However, as…

    • 19th November 2014
  • english country garden

    I felt immensely flattered to be asked by a professional garden photographer to design her garden.  Nicola wanted me to reinterpret my 2005 Chelsea garden on the banks of the…

    • 16th November 2014
  • witan street

    The brief was to design a relatively low budget garden for a typical plot of a new build house in the UK.  I kept construction simple and the design is…

    • 3rd November 2014
  • family town garden

    Although created for a BBC series called ‘Small Town Gardens’ this was a very real project for me and I hope we will always make gardens like this.  I often…

    • 29th October 2014